Ben Towers, 16 years old
Ben Towers decided, aged 11, to start offering website design on a freelance basis to small and medium sized enterprises around the country, after teaching himself coding from online videos and tutorials. Five years later, Towers is the CEO of Towers Design, a digital media agency employing more than 15 people.
At first no one took him seriously. “Once I learnt to be open about my age when working with clients I lost a lot of work, but gained more too as some people are keen to see the next generation grow,” he says.
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